The 2 car collision happened this morning in Rathgormack

A man in his 60's has died after a crash in Waterford.

The man, who was the sole occupant of a van collided with a 4x4 at Ballyhest Cross in Rathgormack at around 10 this morning.

The two occupants of the 4x4 have been taken to hospital.

The road has been closed and local divisions have been put in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Tramore Garda Station.

Separately, Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision in County Laois.

A 48 year old woman was killed in a crash involving two cars on the N80 at Ballickmoyler at around 10 o clock last night.